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Empress Hotel

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is a nice, low key hotel. The pool is excellent. The beds are very comfortable. It's a dog friendly place, so if you want to travel with your canine friend, this would be an excellent choice. Check in was a bit time consuming because...More

Thank Jennifer S
Response from empres101, Guest Relations Manager at Empress HotelResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks Jennifer - we all appreciate your review. Our pool is excellent - Mario takes great pride in keeping excellent pool cleanliness scores. We're also proud of our comfy beds - recently we gave a guest the name of the mattress so they could duplicate...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

The Empress was at the front of the revitalization of Asbury Park. Yes there are fancier hotels that have opened, but the Empress has retained it's charm. It's also much less expensive than it's competition. All while providing a good clean place to stay with...More

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Response from empres101, Guest Relations Manager at Empress HotelResponded 13 October 2017

We appreciate your review and agree totally how proud we are that the Empress charm will be preserved. We always say, "If the walls could talk" - meaning the famous people like Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland who stayed here back in the day! Thank-you...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Asbury Park is really booming and the Empress Hotel is in a prime location to take advantage of it. The hotel is right across the street from the boardwalk and beach. It has a great pool. Unfortunately it can use a good cleaning. The carpets...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

The hotel is beautiful and clean, the staff are personable and wonderful, easy access to the beach. Beautiful ocean views from your balcony. Close to all different types of shops and plenty of great food. Would recommend it; 5 stars.More

Thank Sara C
Response from empres101, Guest Relations Manager at Empress HotelResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks Sara - we appreciate your review! Asbury is the mecca for dining, shopping and entertainment - the best is - our hotel is in located in the middle of it all! Each of our rooms have it's own balcony which not only opens up...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Visited The Empress for a fun midweek getaway and was very happy with my experience. The service excellent and my room super clean. Enjoyed watching the sunrise on the roomy balcony, the ocean view beautiful. Guests at the pool were warm and friendly, tho you...More

Thank DevoGirl88
Response from empres101, Guest Relations Manager at Empress HotelResponded 13 October 2017

Your written review of our hotel was very nice of you - we're thankful for guests such as yourself! Our hotel is lively - we take pride in the diversity - grateful for it all. The Sunday Tea Dance is a huge draw as well...More

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US$101 - US$296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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US$101 - US$296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Response from Peekamoose | Reviewed this property |
I think it is during the week but on weekends it's got very big party seen going on and then it wouldn't be
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Response from Howard K | Reviewed this property |
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Jessica H
28 December 2016|
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Response from empres101 | Property representative |
gGood morning, I would not suggest our location for you. it varies but it is always noisy. Kristin
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"Rooms on the 3rd and 4th floor have the best views"
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"Ocean view and high floor will get you the quietest rooms, though the club bass still reverberates throughout."
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"pool side rooms noisier but prettier"
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"try for an ocean view room!"
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